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Can you use Hoppes 9 as lube?

Can you use Hoppes 9 as lube?

Hoppe’s Lubricating Oil: A highly refined, high-viscosity gun lube designed to offer superior, long-lasting lubrication. Available in liquid, aerosol or pump. Hoppe’s No. 9 Synthetic Blend Lubricating Oil: Formulated with synthetic additives, this oil protects your modern firearms from corrosion and rust.

Does Hoppes leave residue?

This is truly a “dry lube” which uses acetone and other solvents which flash off after delivery of Teflon to the applied surface. Note that since the delivery aerosol contains volatile solvents it may damage plastics and certain finishes and will leave a white residue after application and on any over-spray areas.

What is Hoppe’s lubricating oil used for?

Hoppe’s Traditional Lubricating Oil is high-viscosity oil that has been refined to perfection. It is extra-long lasting and does not harden or gum up. We created this to be the perfect oil to use after cleaning a firearm bore with Hoppe’s Tradition No.

Is dry lube good for guns?

Actually… no, there isn’t. Plenty of people out there run good old Hoppes without an issue, and their gun(s) run like clockwork. The benefits of dry lubricants are greater resistance to the elements and in the case of dry lubricants that require baking, longer periods between reapplication.

What is the best lubricant for guns?

  • #1 Militec-1 Gun Oil : Best High Performance/Premium.
  • #2 Mobil 1 Synthetic Motor Oil : Best Value Oil.
  • #3 Lucas Extreme Duty Gun Oil.
  • #1 Break Free CLP : Editor’s Choice.
  • #2 Gunzilla CLP : Best Non Toxic.
  • #1 Lucas Extreme Duty Grease : Best Gun Grease.

Does Hoppes 9 oil prevent rust?

Hoppe’s BoreSnake Oil CLP It protects against rust and corrosion and is suitable for all rifles, pistols, and shotguns. The product is designed to remove carbon, lead, and powder fouling from forming within the gun.

Is gun oil the same as gun lube?

The main difference between them is their viscosity. Gun oils/lubricants tend to be less viscous, while grease has a generally more gooey and gelatinous texture. The upside of grease is its resistance to extreme conditions; but nowadays, most people stick with gun oils for their average needs.

Is WD40 OK for guns?

Since WD-40 is primarily a solvent it seems to make sense that it would be ideal for cleaning guns. However, cleaning your guns with WD40 is NOT advisable. Using an aerosol solvent simply “shoots” all the gunk into tiny crevices in your firearm, making them even harder to clean and can lead to “gumming” up.

Is Baby Oil OK for lube?

Can you use baby oil as lube? The short answer is no. While baby oil is safe to use on the skin as a moisturizer, it shouldn’t be used as a sexual lubricant. Baby oil and other mineral oil products used as lubes can cause condom problems and skin irritation.

What is dry lube good for?

Dry lubricants or solid lubricants are materials that, despite being in the solid phase, are able to reduce friction between two surfaces sliding against each other without the need for a liquid oil medium. Dry lubricants are often used in applications such as locks or dry lubricated bearings.

Can you use motor oil to lube a gun?

If you plan on subjecting your firearms to extreme heat or cold, go with a gun grease – otherwise, gun oil or synthetic motor oil is just fine, don’t worry about it.